This movie based on the 60's television series, brings back some of the major characters. It begins when a young girl Megan comes to town and she bears a resemblance to Allison Mackenzie, ... See full summary »
This daytime soap was a sequel of sorts to the primetime series Peyton Place, revolving around the lives of the citizens of that community. It did not carry over the stories, however, and ... See full summary »
The original primetime soap took place in the title town, which was founded by the Peyton family, whose members included the Harringtons. Some of the plots involved Rodney Harrington, the ... See full summary »
The residents of Peyton Place, New Hampshire, are not happy when its most famous resident, Alison Mackenzie, writes a "shocking" novel detailing the sinful secrets of the town. Most ... See full summary »
Nicole, an isolated widow who lives alone in her mansion, leads a decadent and lustful life. Using her sexy body and her vast fortune to manipulate those around her, she is obsessed with controlling all the people in her life.
Made for television movie that features some of the characters from the long running television series. In it Allison Mackenzie and Rodney Harrington go back to Peyton Place, and before they make contact with anyone, they are killed in a car accident. Now their relatives are told that Rodney was drunk but his brother Norman doesn't believe that, so he tries to find out what happened. And unknown to anyone, Stella Churnak has returned and is out to wreak havoc on Peyton Place.Written by
This TV-movie sequel to the popular nighttime version of "Peyton Place" doesn't follow any version accurately, but it's clearly meant to continue the nighttime serial which ran from 1964-69, and ignore the more recently departed "Return to Peyton Place" 1972-74 daytime series. A quartet of original cast members are back in town - Dorothy Malone (as Constance MacKenzie Carson), Ed Nelson (as Michael "Mike" Rossi), Christopher Connelly (as Norman Harrington) and Tim O'Connor (as Elliot Carson). This is a haphazard, cheap affair, compared to any prior "Peyton Place" standard...
Dangling, lesser-watched story lines like Dr. Rossi's trial and engagement with Marsha Russell are understandably cast adrift. Martin Peyton's fortune is said to be sensibly divided between Rodney, Norman, Steven and Betty. But nobody, not even Steven Cord himself, remembers how he is a Peyton. Martin's grandson, Steven is referred to as a "cousin" by Joyce Jillson (as Jill Smith Rossi Harrington); her psychic powers are obviously on the fritz. Probably because Pat Morrow was unavailable, Ms. Jillson comes back as Norman's second wife, and she has big new "trailer park" family...
The story involves a former resident returning for revenge, and the car crash of two popular cast members. Unlike many in the supporting cast, the vengeful character was a part of the old series; she seemed at peace when she originally left town. The popular couple getting on the wrong side of a car accident are familiar. The young woman's disappearance was unsolved, while her companion recovered from his motorcycle accident, married Betty and left for Boston. The substitute cast and new faces are fine, but seek out the far superior, "Peyton Place: The Next Generation" (1985).
**** Murder in Peyton Place (10/3/77) Bruce Kessler ~ Ed Nelson, Stella Stevens, Christopher Connelly, Joyce Jillson
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